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Clara's Photo Gallery  Clara Myrtle GRAY Bird (1900-1988)

Jeff's Photo Gallery  Jeff Augustus BIRD (1893-1954) 

Clara and Jeff's Family Photo Gallery  (coming soon)

Eddie's Photo Gallery  Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957)

Evelyn's Photo Gallery  Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922)

Albert's Photo Gallery  Albert Irvin BIRD (1925-2008)

Buddy's Photo Gallery  Franklin Delano "Buddy" BIRD (1934)

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Sarah A. Capps Williams (1844-1943), grandmother of Clara Mytle Gray Bird (1900-1988)

Margaret Eddie Curling (1862-1925) & Annanias Nias Saddler (1859-1941) adopted Clara Mytle Gray in 1900 at the age of 4 months and raised her.

August 1917, Clara Mytle Gray Bird (1900-1988), Pictured here in her husband, Jeff Augustus Bird's (1893-1954) Navy uniform.

George Charles Godwin Gray (1875- ?) The father of Clara Mytle Gray Bird . George was born in Pennsylvania.

Clara Mytle Gray Bird (1900-1988) photo taken in 1978 by Jeff Augustus Bird Jr., in Hawthorne, CA.

Clara Mytle Gray Bird (1900-1988) photo taken in August 1917. Clara was mother of sixteen children: Guy Edward (1918-1957); Earl Alford (1919-1991); Myrtle Elizabeth (1921-1996); Evelyn Virginia (1922); Jeff Augustus, Jr. (1923); Albert Irvin (1925-2008); Donald Milton (1926-1999); Margaret Drusilla (1928); Iva Lee (1930-1993); Carlton Norris (1931-2002) Franklin Delano (1934): Frances Dell (1934); Mary Louise (1936); David Brewer (1938-1997); Patricia Margie (1941); Beatrice Jean (1942)

1917 Wedding photo of Jeff Augustus Bird and Clara Myrtle Gray. They were married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 7, 1917.

Jeff Augustus Bird (1893-1954) in 1917

Jeff & Clara Bird. Christmas 1953, with their 16 children. Top row from left to right: David Brewer (1938-1997); Donald Milton (1926-1999); Guy Edward (1918-1957); Albert Irvin (1925); Franklin Delano (1934); Jeff Augustus, Jr. (1923); Earl Alford (1919-1991); Carlton Norris (1931-2002); Bottom Row Left to Right: Iva Lee (1930-1993); Evelyn Virginia (1922); Patricia Margie (1941); Beatrice Jean (1942); Jeff Augustus Bird (1893-1954); Clara Myrtle Gray Bird (1900-1988); Margaret Druslla (1928); Frances Dell (1934); Mary Louise (1936); Myrtle Elizabeth (1921-1996)

Photo caption: Guy Rowland BIRD (1898-1949) sitting Thomas Jefferson Bird (1861-1931); standing back row Gertrude "Gertie" (1887- 1912); Hugh Orlando BIRD (1890-1964); front row Jeff “Gus” Augustus BIRD (1893-1954); Albert BIRD (1889-1908); Harriet "Hattie" Melinda (1898-1949) sitting on Drusilla Gay Bird (1868-1948) Photo taken in 1898 of the new twins in Birdsville, Fort Worth, Texas.

Albert Irvin BIRD (1925-2008)

This a portrait of Private Hite Bird of the Virginia Regiment Confederate States of America. Hite BIRD (1852-?) was the son of Judge Mark BIRD Sr. (1810-1883) and Sarah Clark Maury HITE (1814-?) of Bird's Nest, Mount Jackson, Shenandoah Co., VA. (Mount Jackson is now located in Shenandoah County, but the Bird family home sites of Craney Island Plantation and Bird’s Nest Plantation are located in Rockingham County, Virginia. Under the shadow of Bird Knob in the Massanutten Mountains. All of this land was originally in Augusta County, Virginia. Photo Information: Title: [Portrait of Pvt. Hite Bird, Virginia Regiment, C.S.A.] Published Date: [between 1860 and 1865, re-photographed 1961] Notes: Forms part of Selected Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress) Copy photo made by LC in 1961 of tintype in collection of Mrs. Rebecca Williams, Alexandria, Va. American Memory edition timeline. No. 1049 Forms part of Brady Civil War Phonogram Card Number: cwp2003001085/PP Call Number: Civil War Reference File[P&P] Medium: 1 photographic print.

Ann Pamela Cunningham (1816-1875). The Second cousin twice removed of Jeff Augustus “Gus” BIRD (1893-1954). In 1853, Ann founded the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union and saved George Washington's Mount Vernon Plantation. Ann was the grandniece of Mark Bird (1738-1812) and Mary Ross (1744-1790). Ann Pamela Cunningham was the daughter of Colonel, Robert Cunningham (1786-1859). Robert was born on October 18, 1786, at Rosemont Plantation, on the Saluda River, Laurens County, South Carolina.

Christmas 1953, Top row from left to right: Margaret Drusilla BIRD (1928); Frances Dell BIRD (1934); Iva Lee BIRD (1930-1993); Evelyn Virginia BIRD (1922); Bottom row from left to right: Patricia Margie BIRD (1941); Beatrice Jean BIRD (1942); Mary Louise BIRD (1936); Myrtle Elizabeth BIRD (1921-1996)

Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012) photo taken in 1943

Thomas Jefferson BIRD family: standing left to right: Richard "Dick" Bruno BIRD (1910–1979); Harriet "Hattie" Melinda BIRD (1898–1990); Thomas “Tom” Jefferson BIRD Jr., (1899–1969); Frank Lafayette BIRD Sr., (1913–1994); seated Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) and Drusilla GAY Bird (1868–1948)

Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-1912) in 1938 at Riveside High School, Birdville, Fort Worth, Texas,

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